Job Description for Hygienist
- Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
- Remove soft and hard deposits from teeth.
- Record the presence of diseases or abnormalities.
- Examine patients teeth and gums.
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Pay by Experience Level for Hygienist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $63K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $73K. Hygienists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $73K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $70K.